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Airmen and Airwomen


664 People in group

Sir John William Alcock

Sir John William Alcock

1892-1919
Aviator and RAF Captain; pilot of the first non-stop flight across the Atlantic
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir Douglas Robert Stewart Bader

Sir Douglas Robert Stewart Bader

1910-1982
Air force officer
Sitter in 15 portraits
Albert Ball

Albert Ball

1896-1917
Fighter pilot; recipient of the Victoria Cross
Sitter in 2 portraits
Dame (Mary) Henrietta Barnett

Dame (Mary) Henrietta Barnett

1905-1985
Director of the Women's Royal Air Force
Sitter in 4 portraits
Sir Alan John Cobham

Sir Alan John Cobham

1894-1973
Pioneer aviator
Sitter in 29 portraits
Samuel Franklin Cody

Samuel Franklin Cody

1867-1913
Aviator
Sitter in 7 portraits
John ('Cats Eyes') Cunningham

John ('Cats Eyes') Cunningham

1917-2002
Executive Director of British Aerospace; de Havilland test pilot
Sitter in 15 portraits
Amelia Earhart

Amelia Earhart

1897-1937
Airwoman
Sitter in 1 portrait
Guy Penrose Gibson

Guy Penrose Gibson

1918-1944
Airman
Sitter in 4 portraits
Sir Arthur Travers ('Bomber') Harris, 1st Bt

Sir Arthur Travers ('Bomber') Harris, 1st Bt

1892-1984
Air Chief-Marshal; Chief of Bomber Command
Sitter in 10 portraits
Hilda Beatrice Hewlett (née Herbert)

Hilda Beatrice Hewlett (née Herbert)

1864-1943
First British female aviator to earn a pilot's licence and businesswoman
Sitter in 1 portrait
Dame Felicity Barbara Hill

Dame Felicity Barbara Hill

1915-
Director of the Women’s Royal Air Force
Sitter in 1 portrait
Richard Hillary

Richard Hillary

1919-1943
Spitfire pilot; author of 'The Last Enemy'
Sitter in 1 portrait
Amy Johnson

Amy Johnson

1903-1941
Airwoman
Sitter in 31 portraits
Jill Scott

Jill Scott

1902-1974
Motor-racing driver and aviator; former wife of William Berkeley Scott, and later wife of Ernest Mortimer Thomas
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir Thomas Octave Murdoch Sopwith

Sir Thomas Octave Murdoch Sopwith

1888-1989
Engineer and pioneer airman
Sitter in 5 portraits
Edward Barker Addison

Edward Barker Addison

1898-1987
Air Vice-Marshal
Sitter in 1 portrait
Bernard Adolf

Bernard Adolf

1904-1979
Air-Commodore
Sitter in 3 portraits
Francesco Agello

Francesco Agello

1902-1942
Italian test pilot
Sitter in 1 portrait
(Robert) Stanley Aitken

(Robert) Stanley Aitken

1896-1982
Air Vice-Marshal
Sitter in 3 portraits